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We all want to win... to be successful, to be respected, and to be acknowledged. Yet, we all make mistakes. Learning from trial and error is a costly way to operate and manage your business. C2A1 assist you in making informed decisions that result not only in business achievement, but in personal contentment as well.

"Success is a lousy teacher. It seduces smart people into thinking they can't lose." (Bill Gates)

"Strategy without tactics is the slowest route to victory. Tactics without strategy is the noise before defeat." (Sun Tzu)

"Obstacles are things a person sees when he takes his eyes off his goal." (E. Joseph Cossman)

"Motivation is what gets you started. Habit is what keeps you going." (Jim Ryun)

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Whether you are thinking about going into business or already in a startup situation, having an experienced neutral mentor is extremely crucial to your success. Most businesses fail within the first five years, and most failures are not due to financial resources. Once the excitement wears off, many hopeful entrepreneurs begin to question their decision and abilities. When self-doubt enters the equation, and you need a coach to help you overcome the psychological obstacles, to preserve the momentum before it is lost forever.
 

In order to be successful, you need to ask the right questions and answer them truthfully.

Planning
Do you know what direction your company is going and how to get there?
Do your employees and family understand and support your vision?
Does your budgeting process support your plans?
Are you knowledgeable in evaluating strategic alliances?

Competitive Edge
How much revenue should a company of your size be earning?
Are you using best practices in your workflow process?
How does your performance compare to your competitors?
Do you know what it takes to improve your performance and increase profits?

Financial Resources
Can your financial resources support the growth that you want to achieve?
Does your operating budget compensate you first?
Do your billing and invoice procedures facilitate immediate cash flow?

Management
Is your accounting system providing the information you need?
What KPI-key performance indicators should you be watching?
How should you calculate pricing and allocate costs?
Do your policies, practices & procedures provide management control?

Employee Relations
Are your compensation plans helping you achieve your goals?
Do you have written, workable policies and procedures?
Are your hiring practices matching the right person to the right job?

Dispute Resolution
How do you resolve disputes with customers, employees and suppliers?
Do you have a vision statement and corporate branding image?
Are you turning disputes into positive actions that foster your company growth?